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Court Bonds 04.11.2019

Guidelines for Executors

When you’re named the executor of a will, you have to manage the affairs and settling of an estate. You have to initiate court procedures and help pay off creditors using the deceased’s assets. So…
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Guidelines for Executors
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The Probate Process With a Will

When a person dies, they may or may not die with a last will and testament. When someone dies without a will, or intestate, property is distributed according to state probate law. However, when someone…
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The Probate Process With a Will
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What is Probate Court?

When a relative has died, you may be told that you have to go to probate court. But what exactly is probate court and who or what needs to go through probate? In short, probate…
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What is Probate Court?
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Appeal or Supersedeas Bonds Necessary to Stay Judgments

One of the chief benefits of appealing a judgment is that the appeal may stay your judgment until the appeal is decided upon. But did you know that the initial judgment is subject to collection…
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Appeal or Supersedeas Bonds Necessary to Stay Judgments
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Conservator Credited with Reviving Britney Spears’ Career Retires

Andrew Wallet has served as Britney Spears’ estate’s co-conservator since 2008 but has now resigned the position, leaving her father, Jamie, as the estate’s sole conservator. Wallet is credited with using his position as conservator…
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Conservator Credited with Reviving Britney Spears’ Career Retires
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How to Perfect the Appeal in New York Courts

After filing the Notice of Appeal and purchasing an appeal or supersedeas surety bond, it’s time to perfect the appeal in New York Courts. But how exactly do you do that? It’s a complicated process….
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How to Perfect the Appeal in New York Courts
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How to File an Appeal in New York Courts

Losing parties in trial courts are entitled to appeals in New York courts. But how exactly do you go about appealing your case? You have to start with a notice of appeal. This written paper…
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How to File an Appeal in New York Courts
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Appeal Bond Requirements Vary By State

While Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 62 provides the general rule for supersedeas bonds in federal courts, many states have adopted and reformed their appeal bond statutes to help defendants more easily secure their right…
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Appeal Bond Requirements Vary By State
Court Bonds 04.10.2019

New York Guardianship Fiduciary Bonds

In New York, a guardian may have to purchase a court ordered guardianship fiduciary bond to protect the person who needs a guardian, not the guardian him or herself. This bond ensures that the ward…
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New York Guardianship Fiduciary Bonds